Aaron Smith, Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Aaron Smith

Designer in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Member since March 9, 2018
Since 2005, Aaron has been leading mobile, web, and product design for clients, including Hulu, Samsung, CBRE, Rally Health, The World Poker Tour, The Athletic, many tech startups, and more. He specializes in interaction, user experience, user interface, and visual design to create meaningful products. He's an experienced design leader capable of directing teams in agile design processes that work closely with product managers and engineers to deliver intuitive user experiences.
Aaron is now available for hire

Portfolio

Digital Design

Employment

  • Principal Product Designer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Patch
    • Designed a web platform for healthcare providers from scratch that auto-optimizes payments and reimbursements by utilizing a patient's insurance benefits and financial accounts effectively.
    • Within the web platform for healthcare providers, designed a dynamic and personalized reimbursement calculator tool for healthcare practitioners to help patients understand exact costs for services and materials.
    • Within the web platform for healthcare providers, designed a completely paperless "smart" claim filing experience that eliminates re-work, auto-optimizes for maximum reimbursement, and checks for and corrects errors (eliminating a high-percentage of claim denials from insurance companies).
    • Designed an eCommerce checkout experience UI kit for eCommerce partners to plugin Patch's API to auto-file claims for patient reimbursements upon completion of checkout.
    • Designed a mobile web application for a healthcare providers' patients to "self-onboard" expediting the patient intake process.
    Technologies: Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, InVision, Sketch
  • Lead Product Designer

    2013 - 2015
    Hulu
    • Designed the Hulu streaming app for the new Apple TV (tvOS) hardware device.
    • Designed the native Hulu video player experience for the app on Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox devices.
    • Designed the Hulu content pages system for the Hulu streaming website for content including, movies, series, original content, and short-form content.
    • Designed the in-app multi-plan purchasing experience for Hulu on Playstation, Xbox, and Roku platforms.
    • Designed the premium add-ons experience (Showtime, HBO, and Cinemax) on Hulu for all 10-ft platforms (Playstation, Xbox, Roku, Apple TV, etc.).
    Technologies: Adobe After Effects, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch

Education

  • Continuing Education in Advanced Web Technologies
    2011 - 2012
    University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
  • Master of Fine Art degree in New Media Design
    2009 - 2011
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL
  • Master of Fine Art degree in Web Design & New Media
    2007 - 2009
    Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising Design
    2003 - 2007
    Chapman University - Orange, CA

Experience

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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